Upcoming & Past Events 

2019

The Evolution and Revolution of Expressive Arts

At International Expressive Arts Therapy Association

Attending Rise Up Conference                                                                                            Feb 28 to March 3rd                                                                                                       Berkley, California

 

Expressive Arts for Creating in Community

At Cochrane IDEAS Group

Talk & Illustration using Expressive Arts 

7-9 PM Sept-Nov (exact dateTBA)                                                                                    King Solomon Lodge, Cochrane AB                                                                                                    

Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of of Expressive Arts Therapy

3 Courses: The Action of Expressive Arts; An In-Depth Exploration of the Skills of the Intermodal Practitioner; Expressive Arts Training Group  (for Level 2 Certificate)
July, 2019 in Calgary AB

Carmen & Dara at Pieat

 

2018

Expressive Arts Training 

At Prairie Institute of of Expressive Arts Therapy

3 Courses: The Action of Expressive Arts; An In-Depth Exploration of the Skills of the Intermodal Practitioner; Expressive Arts Training Group  (for Level 2 Certificate)
July, 2018 in Calgary AB

Level 2 Group – Summer 2018 at Pieat

Spirit Dolls with a Playful Story

At Willowing Arts

Spirit Doll Circle (year-long international project)

Created by 10 amazing patient women from across Canada, US and Australia!
These figures are being created from December 2017 to December 2018

2017

 

Intergenerational Doll-making & Stories Project

Part of  Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre

A project with Youth & Seniors designed to celebrate Canada’s 150th held at The Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizen’s Association

Sept-Nov., 2017 in Calgary, AB 

Youth Participant (Display with 50 Dolls & their Stories at Kerby Centre)

Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of of Expressive Arts Therapy
The Action of Expressive Arts Practice; An In-Depth Exploration of the Skills of the Intermodal Practitioner; Expressive Arts Training Group  (for Level 2 Certificate)
July, 2017 in Calgary AB

Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy

Mini Spirit Doll Class

2016

Spirit Doll Inclusive Arts Project

A beautiful collaborative project between the Chinese seniors of the Edgemont Community Association and Grade 5 students of Edgemont School 

Facilitated by Celia Tong, her Volunteers and Dara Dines
Created in October & November 2015 by the students and seniors

An exhibit of 50 Spirit Dolls and their Stories (as part of a One World Exhibit) on February 18th, 2016 in Edgemont, Calgary AB

Podcast Interview

At Creative Living with Jamie 

November 17th, 2016

(or Listen in iTunes Number #21= Jamie talks to Dara Dines)

2015

 

Spirit Doll Circle (HeartShip Group)

Created by 8 women from across Canada
The figures were created from November 2014 to July 2015 


Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy
Embodying the Figure, Story and Voice (for Level 2 Certificate)
July, 2015 in Calgary AB

Setting up at Pieat

2014

 

Cochrane Ideas Panel

“Creativity, Imagination, and Passion – In Life as in Art”
January 10th, 2014 @7pm
Held at St.Andrew’s United Church Hall in Cochrane, AB


Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy
Community Art  (for Level 1 Certificate)
June, 2014 in Calgary, AB


Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts therapy
Embodying the Figure, Story and Voice (for Level 2 Certificate)
July 2014 in Calgary, AB


Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy
Community Art (for Level 1 Certificate/Second Immersion)
September 2014 in Calgary, AB


Cochrane Alberta Culture Day Festival

By Arts & Culture Foundation of Cochrane
Local Artists, artisans & performing artists
September 27th, 2014  (10am-4pm) in Cochrane AB


Creative Care Circle

Held at Frank Wills Memorial Hall
November 16th 2014, in Cochrane, AB

2013

 

Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy
Community Art (for Level 1 Certificate)
May 2013 in Calgary, AB


Expressive Arts Training

At Prairie Institute of Expressive Arts Therapy
The Beginnings (for Level 2 Certificate)
Embodying the Figure, Story and Voice (for Level 2 Certificate)
July 2013, in Calgary, AB


Expressive Arts Training at CATA Conference – Growing into your Funky Spirit through Doll-making

For Canadian Art Therapy Association 
Conference Theme: Growing/Grandir
October 2013, in Gatineau, Quebec

Spirit Doll Circle (Willing Hearts Group)

Created by 5 women from across Alberta